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North Korea: Will Kim Jong Un Resume ICBM and Nuclear Tests?

Sung-Yoon Lee speaks with Al Jazeera about North Korea's pledge to expand its nuclear and missiles program.

In one of North Korea’s biggest propaganda spectacles, thousands of delegates from the ruling Workers Party met for an eight-day Congress in Pyongyang that concluded this week.


Kim’s weapons pledge, described by Lee Sung-yoon, professor of Korean Studies at the US-based Tufts University, as his “most detailed and provocative statement” on nuclear policy, comes just months after the North Korean military showed off a new weapon – an ICBM that can be transported by road and that analysts say could be one of the world’s largest if it becomes operational.

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